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Audrey II Comes To Carnivorous Life In 'Little Shop Of Horrors'

June 26
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

Roger Corman's 1960 B-movie "Little Shop of Horrors" became a popular musical in the 1980s. Now it arrives at New Village Arts in Carlsbad with a slightly different look. The carnivorous plant Audrey II is usually a puppet voiced by a man but in this production African American actress and singer Eboni Muse takes on the role.

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Not-So-Silent Short Film Festival Celebrates Women Pioneer Filmmakers

June 21
By Beth Accomando

Vanguard Culture hosts the first of its three Not-So-Silent Short Film Festival on Saturday, June 22, and the focus is on women film pioneers.

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San Diego Fringe Top Pick: 'An Even Sweeter Pang'

June 14
By Beth Accomando

San Diego International Fringe wraps up this weekend but there is one show debuting Friday night at Les Girls and it features Irish singer, dancer and sex worker Kate McGrew.

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SD Fringe Dance Shows: 'Mesa Moves' And 'Get Free'

June 11
By Beth Accomando

San Diego International Fringe Festival highlights all kinds of performance. Here are two dance shows worth checking out: "Mesa Moves: Dance Spectrum" and "Get Free."

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SD Fringe Artist Highlight: Ciarlene Coleman, 'Your Best American Girl'

June 11
By Beth Accomando

MaArte Theatre Collective was founded to create space for the Filipino-American experience in the diverse and dynamic culture of San Diego. Its San Diego International Fringe show features Ciarlene Coleman in the one-woman show, "Your Best American Girl."

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SD Fringe Preview: '420 Highku: The Circular Swirls'

June 7
By Beth Accomando

Steven Peter Sanders mixes poetry and music for his 2019 San Diego International Fringe show "420 Highku: The Circular Swirls."

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: J-Lo, Avocados And BunnyKitty

June 7
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

We love avocados here in San Diego, so much that there’s an entire festival devoted to the green fruit. Plus Jennifer Lopez celebrates a milestone birthday, and the San Diego Festival of the Arts returns.

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San Diego Fringe Festival Hits Lucky No. 7

June 6
By Beth Accomando

San Diego International Fringe Festival is in full swing and here are some recommendations.

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More Than Godzilla At Cinemas This Weekend

May 31
By Beth Accomando

This weekend you have plenty of selections with Godzilla, an Elton John bio-pic and a new indie film with Tilda Swinton’s daughter to choose from.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: From 'Fiddler' To The Fair

May 31
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Get ready for Krispy Kreme cheeseburgers and mini doughnuts, the San Diego County Fair opens today! Also this weekend is a new "Fiddler on the Roof" and a look at music through the lens of autism.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: From Jane Austen To 'Game of Thrones'

May 24
By Nina Garin

This long weekend is all about skewing your expectations, whether it’s a new take on Jane Austen, or listening to the music of "Game of Thrones" translated through the organ. Plus, the San Diego Jewish Arts Festival begins, and local high school students try their shot at Broadway.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: Candy And Dandies

May 17
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

A new version of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" comes to town, the San Diego Museum of Art expands its notion of Spanish art, and an underrated 1990s band returns to town.

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San Diego Women's Chorus Debuts 'Quiet No More'

May 16
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga, Nicholas McVicker

This weekend the San Diego Women’s Chorus, SDWC, presents "Quiet No More: A Choral Celebration of Stonewall." This San Diego premiere of the newly commissioned work will be presented at Lincoln High School Center for Performing Arts.

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UC San Diego Composer Introduces 'Central Park Five' Opera

May 13
By Jade Hindmon, Megan Burke

Composer Anthony Davis and cast members will be performing excerpts from the "Central Park Five" opera and taking part in a talk on the subject Monday at 7 p.m. at UC San Diego's Mandeville Auditorium.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: Mother's Day Edition

May 10
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

It’s Mother’s Day weekend and there are events happening around town sure to please all kinds of moms -- whether it’s comedy by one of the all-time greats, music from Mexico or a new take on dance.

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